Cases - Dismissal

Dismissal

Resolution Date
05/05/2016

Practice Areas
General Liability

Description

Angela Cirina Kopet and Graham Thompson obtained a dismissal for their client. Plaintiff filed suit claiming injuries in a car accident and requested damages in excess of $350,000. The Plaintiff non-suited their case before trial. When it was re-filed a year later, it was longer than the time frame permitted under the Tennessee Rules. Graham Thompson was able to successfully argue before the Circuit Court that the Plaintiff missed the deadline for re-filing the lawsuit. The Circuit Court agreed and the case was dismissed with prejudice and costs were awarded to our client.

Attorneys Involved
Angela Cirina Kopet
G. Graham Thompson

CCS Office
Chattanooga